TCDD did not train for Soma rally

📩 03/12/2018 17:34

TCDD did not train for the Soma rally: DİSK Aegean Regional Representative Memiş Sarı; DİSK, KESK, TMMOB and TTB will hold a rally on Saturday, May 16 to commemorate 301 miners, share their families' pain, convey their wages and demands against subcontracting, although TCDD He explained that “There is no wagon”. Yellow; He claimed that the price of the train was decided to be even with 10 wagons, but they were prevented by the pressure of unknown forces against TCDD.

DİSK Aegean Regional Representative Memiş Sarı; DİSK, KESK, TMMOB said that TTB decided to hold a rally 301 months ago due to the anniversary of the death of 1.5 miners in Soma a year ago, and that many people will go to Soma from Izmir. Sarı said, “On May 5, the President of the United Transport Union (BTS) affiliated to KESK met with the General Manager of TCDD in Ankara. It was agreed that friends going to Soma from Izmir should take a train and return. Price agreed. In fact, adding 2 more wagons to the train with eight wagons was allocated to the train that 10 wagons will carry. However, as a result of the pressure exerted by the unknown forces on TCDD within 9 days, we were informed yesterday that 'we cannot give train because there is no wagon' from TCDD. Thus, the black train was prevented from going to Soma, ”he said.

Stating that the purpose of not giving them a train to go to Soma was that the government did not do anything to Soma for a year, Memiş Sarı claimed that the allocation of the train was prevented by pressure on TCDD because they thought the mass rally would create a situation against them before the June elections.

Expressing that the BTS Branch gave the information that there were 16 empty wagons waiting at the Alsancak Station in response to the TCDD's "There is no wagon" statement, Sarı said, "They were kept empty on one side. Our request to go to Soma's land by black train was refused. We want to be prevented from going to the rally where we will protest the dismissal of thousands of people and share the pain of 301 families ”. On the other hand, Memiş Sarı stated that they will go to Soma by private vehicles and buses as DİSK, KESK, TMMOB and TTB, and if necessary, they will be in Soma on May 16 at 13.00.

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